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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."

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp