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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

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook