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Johanna Banham

Johanna Banham


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Johannah lives in northwestern Washington where she contemplates "Ten Kids, Ten Minutes Silence" and "Ten Errands, One Van."


Homeschooling Articles by Johanna Banham

10 Kids/10 Minutes Johanna Banham tells us how to get the housework for a family of twelve done every day by harnessing the energy of ten kids for only ten minutes at a time.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1