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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

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style