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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps