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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

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Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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