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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers