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Scott Somerville

Scott Somerville

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Scott Somerville was a homeschool dad when he went to Harvard Law School with five children. He graduated with honors (and a sixth child!) and went to work at the Home School Legal Defense Association for the next 14 years. For the last five years, Scott has been on the HSLDA letterhead but off the payroll in order to serve homeschool fathers and teens by writing for Lampstand Press.

Homeschooling Articles by Scott Somerville

Going Online Scott Somerville visits the library while sitting at home.

Columnists Face Off - Computerized Education Scott Somerville shows us the strengths and weaknesses of computers as educational tools.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House