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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks