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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool