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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

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

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Classical Education

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Character Matters for Kids

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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