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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way