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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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