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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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