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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

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

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing