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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools