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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers