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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids