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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends