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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

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