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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books