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Shelley Noonan

Shelley Noonan


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Shelley Noonan is a homeschool veteran, popular conference speaker and co-author of four books including The Companion Guide to Beautiful Girlhood. Visit her online at PumpkinSeedPress.net.


Homeschooling Articles by Shelley Noonan

Five Ways to Beat the Mid-Winter Blues Five ways to beat the blues during the short days of winter.

Homeschooled Boy Meets World Does homeschooling prepare kids for the "real world"? Check this out!

Life's Simple Pleasures The best summer activities are often the simplest.

Afternoon Tea Tea time warms the heart and a family home.

Ease into the Best Homeschool Year Ever How to make the transition from summer to homeschool easier for your students

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math