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Sarah Hensley

Sarah Hensley


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

With a B.A. in Philosophy, Sarah Hensley is currently Marketing Director for Hexco Academic. Originally founded as a data processing company ("Hexco" stands for "Hexadecimal Company"), Hexco switched its focus to developing products to prepare for all levels of The National Spelling Bee. Nine of the last fifteen National Champions used Hexco materials, and all of the past four Champions. The company develops and distributes homeschool products in spelling, literary criticism, expository writing, etymology, mental math, and others. You can visit their website at www.hexco.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Sarah Hensley

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success National acclaim! Big scholarships! Or maybe just learning to be an excellent speller. Find out how Spelling Bee contestants prepare for their big day- and what it takes to win.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education