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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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

University Model Schools

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate