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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

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry