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Ellyn Davis

Ellyn Davis


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Ellyn has home schooled three of her four children all the way through high school. About 15 years ago, she started The Elijah Company, a mail-order business that sells what she and her husband Chris consider the most effective resources for educating children at home.

Ellyn has always been an entrepreneur and her passion for business has led her to want to help homeschooling families build their own businesses.


Homeschooling Articles by Ellyn Davis

From Homeschool to Home Business Ellyn Davis shares what she's learned about starting your own business and where to find help.

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Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

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Classical Education

Teaching Blends

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How to Win the Geography Bee

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Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

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