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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.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry