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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

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1