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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

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

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Myth of the Teenager

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

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Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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