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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!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate