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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

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

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books