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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor