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Ann Lloyd


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Ann Lloyd received her BSN from Vanderbilt University in 1986. She is currently completing a Masters in Education at Virginia Tech, with a specialization in gifted education and school reform.

Ann is an active member of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education and currently runs a homeschooling support group in the Pittsburgh area. She is also the editor and publisher of a monthly homeschool newsletter.

Ann enjoys free-lance writing, traveling, and homeschooling her three children.


Homeschooling Articles by Ann Lloyd

Weathering The Storm Ann Lloyd tells us her own story and gives us some tips on how to educate an emotionally volatile child.

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