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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?