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Christopher Thorne

Christopher Thorne

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Christopher Thorne worked for some time as an editor of Practical Homeschooling. Like so many of us at PHS, he had a science or engineering degree, however, and was eventually offered his dream job in scientific programming. While we're sad to see him go, we wish him success.

Homeschooling Articles by Christopher Thorne

A Call to Excellence

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?