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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work