Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
Rebecca Sealfon

Rebecca Sealfon


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

On Thursday, May 29, 1997, 13-year-old Rebecca Sealfon gained national attention when she won the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee. Rebecca claimed victory after successfully spelling the word euonym in the 22nd round. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and has been homeschooled for the past five years.


Homeschooling Articles by Rebecca Sealfon

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math