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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

Popular Articles

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp