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Joseph Pride

Joseph Pride


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Joseph Pride graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 2005 (mechanical engineering, with honors) and worked for the Coast Guard until 2010, during which time he was part of the largest drug bust in US history. He now lives in West Virginia and works for a major energy company.


Homeschooling Articles by Joseph Pride

Homeschool Vacations and Adventures Ever so much more than resorts and getaways... Explore the Adirondacks, go ocean kayaking, climb a mountain, attend a homeschool family retreat, or set sail on the high seas!

The World's Tiniest Motors Motors the size of molecules show why the "simple" cell is irreducibly complex

Sweat Now, Sail Later Video-game slacker or life of adventure? Hard work made the difference.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?