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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way