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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home