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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

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

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Myth of the Teenager

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The History of Public Education

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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University Model Schools

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

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Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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A Reason for Reading

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