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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp