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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

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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The History of Public Education

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

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