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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

Popular Articles

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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The Charlotte Mason Method

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Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

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

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee