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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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The History of Public Education

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Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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