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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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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

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Classical Education

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Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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