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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips