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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

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A Reason for Reading

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The Benefits of Debate

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The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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