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Shelley Noonan

Shelley Noonan


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Shelley Noonan is a homeschool veteran, popular conference speaker and co-author of four books including The Companion Guide to Beautiful Girlhood. Visit her online at PumpkinSeedPress.net.


Homeschooling Articles by Shelley Noonan

Five Ways to Beat the Mid-Winter Blues Five ways to beat the blues during the short days of winter.

Homeschooled Boy Meets World Does homeschooling prepare kids for the "real world"? Check this out!

Life's Simple Pleasures The best summer activities are often the simplest.

Afternoon Tea Tea time warms the heart and a family home.

Ease into the Best Homeschool Year Ever How to make the transition from summer to homeschool easier for your students

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

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Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

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

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