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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

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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