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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

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A Reason for Reading

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

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