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Joy Pavelski

Joy Pavelski


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Joy Pavelski is a homeschool graduate, author, and freelance writer.


Homeschooling Articles by Joy Pavelski

Homeschooling in the Military Moving repeatedly and having a spouse deployed brings special challenges. Learn how we can reach out to these families.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success