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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education