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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Classical Education