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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

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

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