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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

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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