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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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips