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Maryann Turner

Maryann Turner


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Mary Ann Turner and her husband, David, homeschool their four children in Southern Virginia. She believes that everyday life's educational possibilities are limitless, and it's up to us to take advantage of the curriculum God provided.


Homeschooling Articles by Maryann Turner

What is Unschooling? Maryann Turner explains what it is and why it works for her.

Education Just Happens... Does It Really? Maryann Turner explains how education partly depends on attitude and environment.

Getting Ready for College in the Early Grades Maryann Turner helps us get those little ones on track.

The Most Significant Scientific Discovery of All Maryann Turner points out the wonders of nature all around us.

What is Our Job as Parents? All parents have a mission.

This Land is God's Land How the "me universe" has destroyed our perspective.

Doing It All Can Do You In! Confessions of a super homeschooling mom.

Unexpected Gifts How to help your children gain a love for art and music and an eye and an ear for beauty.

Community Service? Community service the homeschool way.

You Don't Have to Be Perfect... Just Smile! Perfection versus enthusiasm

Play Ball! A homeschooler becomes a pitching ace.

Celebrate the Simple! The holiday season is the perfect time to take advantage of many opportunities to share the joy of learning.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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