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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman