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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

Popular Articles

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education