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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style