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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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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Myth of the Teenager

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The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

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Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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