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Peggy Barker


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Peggy Barker is the daughter of missionaries, the mother of four grown sons, and the grandmother of many! She was home schooled as well as attending a variety of schools overseas. Her daughter Jennifer is now a young lady of many accomplishments. You can contact Peggy Barker at 8670 Eulalie Avenue, Brentwood, MO 63144.


Homeschooling Articles by Peggy Barker

Simple Ways to Stimulate a Special Child Peggy Barker introduces the joys of "bath play."

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success