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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool