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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

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3