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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"