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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3