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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

The Gift of a Mentor