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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

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way