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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

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