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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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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager