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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor