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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

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee