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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.

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Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

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The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

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Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

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