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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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing