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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1