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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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate