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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.

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University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child