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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?