Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
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
Free Email Newsletter!
Sign up to receive our free email newsletter, and up to three special offers from homeschool providers every week.

Popular Articles

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing