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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

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House