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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

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education