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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors