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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education