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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 Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

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

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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