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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

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

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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