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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education