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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

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

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Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool