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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?