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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

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Montessori Math

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

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How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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