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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests