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Rebecca Sealfon

Rebecca Sealfon


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

On Thursday, May 29, 1997, 13-year-old Rebecca Sealfon gained national attention when she won the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee. Rebecca claimed victory after successfully spelling the word euonym in the 22nd round. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and has been homeschooled for the past five years.


Homeschooling Articles by Rebecca Sealfon

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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The History of Public Education

Classical Education

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Character Matters for Kids