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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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