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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests