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Vicki Bentley

Vicki Bentley


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Vicki Bentley may have the record for number of kids homeschooled. As a foster mom, she has homeschooled 17 teenagers and close to 50 kids in all. She also has eight birth and adopted daughters, five of whom have grown and gone, and is the proud grandmother of 12 so far. She is on the executive board of Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) and is the leader of her local support group of 200 families.


Homeschooling Articles by Vicki Bentley

Navigating the Used Curriculum Route Where to find used curriculum and what to look for.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors