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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

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?