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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!