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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp