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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

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

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

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading