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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"