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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way