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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

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing