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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

Popular Articles

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How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

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Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Classical Education

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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