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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

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

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The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home