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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids