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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool