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Sarah Hensley

Sarah Hensley


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

With a B.A. in Philosophy, Sarah Hensley is currently Marketing Director for Hexco Academic. Originally founded as a data processing company ("Hexco" stands for "Hexadecimal Company"), Hexco switched its focus to developing products to prepare for all levels of The National Spelling Bee. Nine of the last fifteen National Champions used Hexco materials, and all of the past four Champions. The company develops and distributes homeschool products in spelling, literary criticism, expository writing, etymology, mental math, and others. You can visit their website at www.hexco.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Sarah Hensley

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success National acclaim! Big scholarships! Or maybe just learning to be an excellent speller. Find out how Spelling Bee contestants prepare for their big day- and what it takes to win.

Time4Learning Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

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Combining Work and Homeschool

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How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"