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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp