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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?