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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

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

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Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps