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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman