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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

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

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