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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

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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