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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool