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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

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books