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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

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The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

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Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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A Reason for Reading

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