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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic