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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

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Classical Education

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books