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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?

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

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A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

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