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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

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"