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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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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Character Matters for Kids

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Shakespeare Camp

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Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

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University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

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Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Bears in the House

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Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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