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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

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Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Teaching Blends

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Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

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How to Win the Geography Bee