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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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University of Nebraska High School AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

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University Model Schools

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