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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?