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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

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Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education