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Christopher Thorne

Christopher Thorne

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Christopher Thorne worked for some time as an editor of Practical Homeschooling. Like so many of us at PHS, he had a science or engineering degree, however, and was eventually offered his dream job in scientific programming. While we're sad to see him go, we wish him success.

Homeschooling Articles by Christopher Thorne

A Call to Excellence

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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