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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

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Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

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Montessori Math

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A Reason for Reading

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The Benefits of Debate

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook