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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

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

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager