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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

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The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools