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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps