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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."

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Popular Articles

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

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