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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman