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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

Start a Nature Notebook

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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A Reason for Reading

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers