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Ellyn Davis

Ellyn Davis

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Ellyn has home schooled three of her four children all the way through high school. About 15 years ago, she started The Elijah Company, a mail-order business that sells what she and her husband Chris consider the most effective resources for educating children at home.

Ellyn has always been an entrepreneur and her passion for business has led her to want to help homeschooling families build their own businesses.

Homeschooling Articles by Ellyn Davis

From Homeschool to Home Business Ellyn Davis shares what she's learned about starting your own business and where to find help.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp