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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

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor