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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."

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Popular Articles

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Myth of the Teenager

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Start a Nature Notebook

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Getting Organized Part 3

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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