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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 Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry