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Michael Reitz

Michael Reitz


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Michael Reitz was homeschooled through high school. A graduate of Oak Brook College of Law, he works as a legal assistant for the Home School Legal Defense Association. He and his wife Rachelle live in Leesburg, Virginia.


Homeschooling Articles by Michael Reitz

A Full Circle A homeschool graduate starts to build his homeschooling family.

Sending Them Out: Raising Children, Raising Adults Keep the goal in mind - raising godly adults.

Culture Warriors Read about some remarkable homeschool graduates.

Discovering God's Plan for Your Life Discover what God wants you to do after graduation.

Journaling from the Heart Journaling techniques.

Homeschoolers and Civic Involvement Hands-on politics for homeschooled teens.

How the Media Gets it Wrong about Homeschooling How homeschoolers should respond to negative media attention.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic