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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House