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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Getting Organized Part 3

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Classical Education

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

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