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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

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests