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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager