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Laura Harris

Laura Harris


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Laura Harris has been homeschooling for six years. She also teaches local homeschool courses in Philosophy, Logic, and Math. She is currently studying towards a degree in Philosophy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), where she also tutors in Symbolic Logic. A frequent speaker at both Indiana Library Federation and Children's Young People's Division conferences, Laura has worked in Library Services for over 10 years. She makes her home in Mooresville, IN.


Homeschooling Articles by Laura Harris

Four Simple Steps to Classical Success More and more homeschoolers are adopting the classical method for their homeschool. Laura Harris tells us four tasks she uses to replace boring work pages while getting better results.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto