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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 Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work