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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

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