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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!