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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.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors