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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 Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps