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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

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Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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