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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

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!