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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool