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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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The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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University Model Schools

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