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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 Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors