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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp