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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1