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Lori Harris

Lori Harris


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Lori Harris is a homeschooling mother of six. She has been studying the "Principle Approach" since 1981 and has used it to homeschool grades K-9. She and her husband Alan operate Landmark as a storehouse of reference and resource material related to a Biblical Worldview in all areas. They specialize in Principle Approach material written by and for real homeschoolers. Lori's southern charm makes her a popular speaker at homeschool conventions across the country.


Homeschooling Articles by Lori Harris

An Introduction to Principle Approach Science Lori Harris starts with the dictionary and ends with cats.

Cannibals Want Missionaries! The missions-minded family.

The Head of the House Lori discusses the principle of sovereignty.

Where Does the Time Go? Setting goals and accomplishing them.

Art & Music on the Chain of Christianity Gaining a love of God through art.

Stand Up In Your Community Teaching character through community service.

Purity and Innocence The Principle of Covenant.

The Outside World of an Inside Family The homeschooling benefits of 4-H.

Character and the 4 R's A primer for the Principle Approach.

Brave Pilgrims Plymouth v. Jamestown, or why we celebrate Thanksgiving and not John Smith Day.

Research Tips Using the Principle Approach Research can be done the old-fashioned way... with books. Here's how to make it one of the "4 R's".

Homeschooling on a Budget Homeschooling on $100 a year.

The Principle of Sowing and Reaping You reap what you sow.

Controlling Apples How to keep the world's busiest homeschool moving.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate