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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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks