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Gail Small

Gail Small


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Gail Small is a Fulbright Memorial Scholar and People to People Ambassador. Named to Who's Who Among American Teachers 2005 and 2006, she has a Master's degree in education and has taught 35 years in southern California. Gail is one of the two authors of The Spelling Bee and Me: A Real-Life Adventure in Learning, available from www.rowmaneducation.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Gail Small

To Bee Your Very Best A spelling coach's view of the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee.

People to People Student Ambassadors How you can travel to foreign lands, meet important people and everyday folks aronund the world, and get a fabulous item for your transcript.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy