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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education