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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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Myth of the Teenager

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Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

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Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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

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Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

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Teaching Blends

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

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