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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool