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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate