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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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Laptop Homeschool

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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