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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.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"