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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook