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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1