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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

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing