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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto