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Jamie Turner


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jamie Turner is a 14-year-old homeschool graduate. She lives in rural southern Virginia. She is the daughter of David and Maryann Turner, and she has two younger brothers and a younger sister. She enjoys writing, reading classics, swimming, softball, and hanging out on the computer with her buddies.


Homeschooling Articles by Jamie Turner

My College Experience at Age 12 Jamie Turner tells all!

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy