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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors