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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers