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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

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook