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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

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

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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A Reason for Reading

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AP Courses At Home

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