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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp