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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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