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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?