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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books