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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3