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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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Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool