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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee