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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

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

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks