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Rita Tubbs

Rita Tubbs


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Rita M. Tubbs is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including Brio, Back Home, and Forget Me Knots... From the Front Porch. She and her husband homeschool their five children in Michigan.


Homeschooling Articles by Rita Tubbs

Gym and Enrichment the Co-op Way How one support group integrated gymnastics into their homeschool co-op.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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