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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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