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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?