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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

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Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

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Start a Nature Notebook

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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