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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

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

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home