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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids