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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

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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