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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success