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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

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

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The History of Public Education

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Myth of the Teenager

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Combining Work and Homeschool

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method