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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Laptop Homeschool

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers