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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers