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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."

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

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

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The Gift of a Mentor

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The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Myth of the Teenager

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I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

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Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

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