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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way