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Heather Chapman

Heather Chapman


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Heather Chapman is a 28-year-old homeschool graduate. For the past nine years, she has tutored her four homeschooled cousins. She is married and expecting her first child.


Homeschooling Articles by Heather Chapman

How to Put a Little More Exercise into Your Day Hints for a more active school day.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House