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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

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry