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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.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

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

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"