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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

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Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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