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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

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks