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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers