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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

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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