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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"