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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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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

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