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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate