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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

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AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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