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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

Laptop Homeschool

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading