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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...