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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education