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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

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AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

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