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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way