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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle