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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

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Getting Organized Part 3

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

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Montessori Math

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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