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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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Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors