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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic