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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle