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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

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee