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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

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing