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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager