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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1