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Alisyn Bennett

Alisyn Bennett


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Alisyn Bennett has been homeschooling for 12 years. Her oldest now combines home studies with community college, while the two younger ones are in third grade and first grade at home.


Homeschooling Articles by Alisyn Bennett

The Joy of Letterboxing Alisyn writes about the joys of letterboxing.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math