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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 Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Teach Your Children to Work