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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...