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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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic