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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

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading