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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way