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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

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Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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