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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic