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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

The Privelege of Giving Christmas is not about the joy of getting, but of giving.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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Combining Work and Homeschool

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A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

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

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning