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Andrew Kern

Andrew Kern


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Andrew Kern is the Founder and Director of CIRCE, a ministry devoted to strengthening Classical Education in the United States and Canada through teaching, teacher training, consulting, and curriculum development. Andrew and his wife, Karen, homeschool their five children. Additionally, he teaches Great Ideas Seminars to Charlotte Area high-school-aged home schoolers. He also speaks at classical and homeschooling conferences. Andrew graduated summa cum laude from Concordia University with a BA degree and is co-author with Gene Edward Veith, Jr., of Classical Education: Towards the Revival of American Schooling.


Homeschooling Articles by Andrew Kern

Where We Came From, Where We're Going They said classical education was dead. But the corpus is no longer a corpse.

Classical Colleges for Homeschoolers Andrew Kern takes you on a whirlwind tour of six classical colleges.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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