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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

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Narration Beats Tests

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Teaching Blends

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1