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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

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Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

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Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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