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Maryann Turner

Maryann Turner

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Mary Ann Turner and her husband, David, homeschool their four children in Southern Virginia. She believes that everyday life's educational possibilities are limitless, and it's up to us to take advantage of the curriculum God provided.

Homeschooling Articles by Maryann Turner

What is Unschooling? Maryann Turner explains what it is and why it works for her.

Education Just Happens... Does It Really? Maryann Turner explains how education partly depends on attitude and environment.

Getting Ready for College in the Early Grades Maryann Turner helps us get those little ones on track.

The Most Significant Scientific Discovery of All Maryann Turner points out the wonders of nature all around us.

What is Our Job as Parents? All parents have a mission.

This Land is God's Land How the "me universe" has destroyed our perspective.

Doing It All Can Do You In! Confessions of a super homeschooling mom.

Unexpected Gifts How to help your children gain a love for art and music and an eye and an ear for beauty.

Community Service? Community service the homeschool way.

You Don't Have to Be Perfect... Just Smile! Perfection versus enthusiasm

Play Ball! A homeschooler becomes a pitching ace.

Celebrate the Simple! The holiday season is the perfect time to take advantage of many opportunities to share the joy of learning.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child