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Stephen Shannon

Stephen Shannon


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Stephen Shannon of Fort Wayne, IN, is the third of eight children, and has been homeschooled from kindergarten through grade 12. A National Merit Commended Student, he has been awarded a full honors scholarship to Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne in 2004.


Homeschooling Articles by Stephen Shannon

What I learned at the Dale Carnegie Course If your child would like to be a leader some day, it might help to learn some leadership skills. Here is where one homeschooled student found it all.

Time4Learning Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math