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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends