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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House