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Charles and Betty Burger

Charles and Betty Burger


Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Charles and Betty Burger are homeschooling parents of seven children. Both hold master's degrees and are active book reviewers and copyeditors for various publishers and retailers of conservative, Christian, and homeschooling materials. The Burgers also publish a newsletter titled Living Our History, which reprints accounts of our American forebears taken from out-of-print and hard-to-find sources. You can contact the Burgers at PO Box 725, Housatonic, MA 01236.


Homeschooling Articles by Charles and Betty Burger

Book Reviews - Books About College The Burgers find out college ain't what it used to be.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style