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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

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

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