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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 Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education