Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips