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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).

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House