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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3