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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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1