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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing