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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

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

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

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education