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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

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests