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Naomi Nattress

Naomi Nattress

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Naomi Nattress, a homeschooler from Benedicta, Maine, placed fourth in the National Spelling Bee this year (1996). She is 13 years old.

Homeschooling Articles by Naomi Nattress

How to "Bee" a Spelling Winner National Spelling Bee finalist Naomi Nattress tells us her secrets of spelling success.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way