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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

The Privelege of Giving Christmas is not about the joy of getting, but of giving.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House