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Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Heather Thomson holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Mount Allison University, New Brunswick. An active teacher, accompanist, and composer, she has sixteen years of private studio experience working with students of all ages and abilities. She is currently living in Truro, Nova Scotia where she is a busy homeschool mother of two young children.


Homeschooling Articles by Heather Thompson

Why Music? Studying music can change your life. Now, how does it do that?

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman