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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.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto