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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?

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks