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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

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