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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools