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Mercy Pride

Mercy Pride

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

After earning an A.A. degree with honors, Mercy completed her LN program and is working full time as a practical nurse. She plans to go back to school for her RN while continuing to work.

Homeschooling Articles by Mercy Pride

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers Hang in there with your "late bloomer." A slow start can still lead to a strong finish.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way