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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

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry