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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!