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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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"