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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

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool