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Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn

Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn

Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Harvey and Laurie and their five children (ages 16 through 24) homeschool in New Boston, Illinois. They are available by phone or e-mail to answer your questions on how to apply classical education to homeschooling. Trivium Pursuit, 525 120th Avenue, New Boston, IL 61272 (309-537-3641), bluedorn@triviumpursuit.com, triviumpursuit.com.

Homeschooling Articles by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn

Contests in Your Curriculum How contests can enhance your homeschool.

Why Give a Classical Education at Home? With all these great new classical schools starting up, why would anyone want to homeschool?

How to Use the Internet to do Research Using newsgroups for Internet research. It's hot!

Building a Firm Foundation for Classical Education Ten things to do with your child before age ten.

The Grammar Level Ten things to do with your child from ages ten through twelve.

The Logic Level Ten Things to do from ages 13-15.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors