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Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn

Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn


Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Harvey and Laurie and their five children (ages 16 through 24) homeschool in New Boston, Illinois. They are available by phone or e-mail to answer your questions on how to apply classical education to homeschooling. Trivium Pursuit, 525 120th Avenue, New Boston, IL 61272 (309-537-3641), bluedorn@triviumpursuit.com, triviumpursuit.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn

Contests in Your Curriculum How contests can enhance your homeschool.

Why Give a Classical Education at Home? With all these great new classical schools starting up, why would anyone want to homeschool?

How to Use the Internet to do Research Using newsgroups for Internet research. It's hot!

Building a Firm Foundation for Classical Education Ten things to do with your child before age ten.

The Grammar Level Ten things to do with your child from ages ten through twelve.

The Logic Level Ten Things to do from ages 13-15.

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Popular Articles

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Shakespeare Camp

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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