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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

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1