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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

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education