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Heather Chapman

Heather Chapman


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Heather Chapman is a 28-year-old homeschool graduate. For the past nine years, she has tutored her four homeschooled cousins. She is married and expecting her first child.


Homeschooling Articles by Heather Chapman

How to Put a Little More Exercise into Your Day Hints for a more active school day.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle