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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

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way