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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

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?