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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

The Privilege of Giving Christmas is not about the joy of getting, but of giving.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

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

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math