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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp