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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home