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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

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Teaching Blends

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The History of Public Education

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