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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

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"