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Benjamin Swann


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Benjamin Swann, age 20, son of Joyce Swann, has been a youth pastor for the last four years. Graduating with a Master's by age 16 enabled him to start on a pastoral career at the same age as the famous 19th century Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon, who, living in an equally degree-conscious world, solved the problem by not attending college at all!


Homeschooling Articles by Benjamin Swann

Who Needs the Prom? Do more (homeschooling) with less (time).

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading