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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.

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Popular Articles

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3