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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing