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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!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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