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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way