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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1