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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

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child