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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

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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