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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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