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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!