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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

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto