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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool