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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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