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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.

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Popular Articles

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps