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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

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work