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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

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

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