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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?