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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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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