Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :

Marian Kester Coombs


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Marian Kester Coombs is a freelance writer, part-time tutor, and mother of two daughters at home in Crofton, Maryland. Her husband Francis is managing editor of The Washington Times. Her B.A. degree is in history and art history. She has written on many subjects, primarily cultural, since she was in high school.


Homeschooling Articles by Marian Kester Coombs

How to Not Raise a Slacker Kid One of my favorite writers, Marian Kester Coombs, explains why kids today often want to be slackers instead of scholars, and what we can do about it.

University of Nebraska High School University of Nebraska High School
Free Email Newsletter!
Sign up to receive our free email newsletter, and up to three special offers from homeschool providers every week.

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

          
Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
Copyright ©1993-2021 Home Life, Inc.