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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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way