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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...