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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education