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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

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books