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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips