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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

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle