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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

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading