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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 Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3