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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3