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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee