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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."

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

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