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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

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?