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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

Popular Articles

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home