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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

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success