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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool