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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1