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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

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee