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Laura Harris

Laura Harris

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Laura Harris has been homeschooling for six years. She also teaches local homeschool courses in Philosophy, Logic, and Math. She is currently studying towards a degree in Philosophy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), where she also tutors in Symbolic Logic. A frequent speaker at both Indiana Library Federation and Children's Young People's Division conferences, Laura has worked in Library Services for over 10 years. She makes her home in Mooresville, IN.

Homeschooling Articles by Laura Harris

Four Simple Steps to Classical Success More and more homeschoolers are adopting the classical method for their homeschool. Laura Harris tells us four tasks she uses to replace boring work pages while getting better results.

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Popular Articles

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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University Model Schools

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Montessori Math

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

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

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Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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AP Courses At Home

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