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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy