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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

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Laptop Homeschool

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University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

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The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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