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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

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success