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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1