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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading