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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


Popular Articles

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

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