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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?

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips