Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy