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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

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1