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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning