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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp