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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

Narration Beats Tests

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

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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A Reason for Reading

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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