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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

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

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

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?