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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

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers