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Johanna Banham

Johanna Banham

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Johannah lives in northwestern Washington where she contemplates "Ten Kids, Ten Minutes Silence" and "Ten Errands, One Van."

Homeschooling Articles by Johanna Banham

10 Kids/10 Minutes Johanna Banham tells us how to get the housework for a family of twelve done every day by harnessing the energy of ten kids for only ten minutes at a time.

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Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?