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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

Popular Articles

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method