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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager