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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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