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Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Heather Thomson holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Mount Allison University, New Brunswick. An active teacher, accompanist, and composer, she has sixteen years of private studio experience working with students of all ages and abilities. She is currently living in Truro, Nova Scotia where she is a busy homeschool mother of two young children.


Homeschooling Articles by Heather Thompson

Why Music? Studying music can change your life. Now, how does it do that?

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child