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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool