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Benjamin Swann


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Benjamin Swann, age 20, son of Joyce Swann, has been a youth pastor for the last four years. Graduating with a Master's by age 16 enabled him to start on a pastoral career at the same age as the famous 19th century Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon, who, living in an equally degree-conscious world, solved the problem by not attending college at all!


Homeschooling Articles by Benjamin Swann

Who Needs the Prom? Do more (homeschooling) with less (time).

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success