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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

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic