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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

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps