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You Can Preschool: An Interview with Vicki Bentley

Vol. 113, Prg. 1–5
August 6–10, 2012

Have a preschooler at home? On this week’s Home School Heartbeat, HSLDA’s Early Years consultant Vicki Bentley shares ways to take advantage of all the educational opportunities available during your child’s early years, including how to structure and emphasize important basic lessons during his playtime.

Program Listing:

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Putting the School in Preschool
Preschool—Fun or Work?
Preschool-paced Learning
Overwhelmed by Preschool
HSLDA for Preschool Parents


Vicki Bentley:
Vicki Bentley is the mother of eight daughters, foster mom of over 50, and grandma to 15 wonderful grandbabies (so far). Vicki has homeschooled 17 children since 1988, alongside her husband Jim, and led a local support group of over 250 families for 14 years. She has served on the executive board and convention committee of the Home Educators Association of Virginia and has addressed state and national conventions, university teacher organizations, and many mothers’ groups. She is the author of My Homeschool Planner, Everyday Cooking, The Everyday Family Chore System, Home Education 101: A Mentoring Program for New Homeschoolers, High School 101: Blueprint for Success, and other homeschool and homemaking helps. Vicki has a heart for moms, with strong, practical wisdom and encouraging words.

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