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Gail Small

Gail Small


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Gail Small is a Fulbright Memorial Scholar and People to People Ambassador. Named to Who's Who Among American Teachers 2005 and 2006, she has a Master's degree in education and has taught 35 years in southern California. Gail is one of the two authors of The Spelling Bee and Me: A Real-Life Adventure in Learning, available from www.rowmaneducation.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Gail Small

To Bee Your Very Best A spelling coach's view of the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee.

People to People Student Ambassadors How you can travel to foreign lands, meet important people and everyday folks aronund the world, and get a fabulous item for your transcript.

Time4Learning Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic