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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

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

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

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work