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Andrew Kern

Andrew Kern


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Andrew Kern is the Founder and Director of CIRCE, a ministry devoted to strengthening Classical Education in the United States and Canada through teaching, teacher training, consulting, and curriculum development. Andrew and his wife, Karen, homeschool their five children. Additionally, he teaches Great Ideas Seminars to Charlotte Area high-school-aged home schoolers. He also speaks at classical and homeschooling conferences. Andrew graduated summa cum laude from Concordia University with a BA degree and is co-author with Gene Edward Veith, Jr., of Classical Education: Towards the Revival of American Schooling.


Homeschooling Articles by Andrew Kern

Where We Came From, Where We're Going They said classical education was dead. But the corpus is no longer a corpse.

Classical Colleges for Homeschoolers Andrew Kern takes you on a whirlwind tour of six classical colleges.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

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The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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