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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

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy