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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests