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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends