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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

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

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

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning