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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks