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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 University of Nebraska High School

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Laptop Homeschool

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Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

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