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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 Privilege of Giving Christmas is not about the joy of getting, but of giving.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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Teaching Blends

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The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

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