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Jamie Turner


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jamie Turner is a 14-year-old homeschool graduate. She lives in rural southern Virginia. She is the daughter of David and Maryann Turner, and she has two younger brothers and a younger sister. She enjoys writing, reading classics, swimming, softball, and hanging out on the computer with her buddies.


Homeschooling Articles by Jamie Turner

My College Experience at Age 12 Jamie Turner tells all!

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers