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Naomi Nattress

Naomi Nattress


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Naomi Nattress, a homeschooler from Benedicta, Maine, placed fourth in the National Spelling Bee this year (1996). She is 13 years old.


Homeschooling Articles by Naomi Nattress

How to "Bee" a Spelling Winner National Spelling Bee finalist Naomi Nattress tells us her secrets of spelling success.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1