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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

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University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

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

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way