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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

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

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

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child