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Peggy Barker


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Peggy Barker is the daughter of missionaries, the mother of four grown sons, and the grandmother of many! She was home schooled as well as attending a variety of schools overseas. Her daughter Jennifer is now a young lady of many accomplishments. You can contact Peggy Barker at 8670 Eulalie Avenue, Brentwood, MO 63144.


Homeschooling Articles by Peggy Barker

Simple Ways to Stimulate a Special Child Peggy Barker introduces the joys of "bath play."

Time4Learning Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

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

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors