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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager