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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?