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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

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors