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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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