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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Myth of the Teenager