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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math