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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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Myth of the Teenager

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The History of Public Education

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Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

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Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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