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Alisyn Bennett

Alisyn Bennett


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Alisyn Bennett has been homeschooling for 12 years. Her oldest now combines home studies with community college, while the two younger ones are in third grade and first grade at home.


Homeschooling Articles by Alisyn Bennett

The Joy of Letterboxing Alisyn writes about the joys of letterboxing.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?