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Lori Harris

Lori Harris


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Lori Harris is a homeschooling mother of six. She has been studying the "Principle Approach" since 1981 and has used it to homeschool grades K-9. She and her husband Alan operate Landmark as a storehouse of reference and resource material related to a Biblical Worldview in all areas. They specialize in Principle Approach material written by and for real homeschoolers. Lori's southern charm makes her a popular speaker at homeschool conventions across the country.


Homeschooling Articles by Lori Harris

An Introduction to Principle Approach Science Lori Harris starts with the dictionary and ends with cats.

Cannibals Want Missionaries! The missions-minded family.

The Head of the House Lori discusses the principle of sovereignty.

Where Does the Time Go? Setting goals and accomplishing them.

Art & Music on the Chain of Christianity Gaining a love of God through art.

Stand Up In Your Community Teaching character through community service.

Purity and Innocence The Principle of Covenant.

The Outside World of an Inside Family The homeschooling benefits of 4-H.

Character and the 4 R's A primer for the Principle Approach.

Brave Pilgrims Plymouth v. Jamestown, or why we celebrate Thanksgiving and not John Smith Day.

Research Tips Using the Principle Approach Research can be done the old-fashioned way... with books. Here's how to make it one of the "4 R's".

Homeschooling on a Budget Homeschooling on $100 a year.

The Principle of Sowing and Reaping You reap what you sow.

Controlling Apples How to keep the world's busiest homeschool moving.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp