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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman