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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry