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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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Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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