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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

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

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"