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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

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

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Start a Nature Notebook

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Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

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The History of Public Education

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