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Elizabeth Kays

Elizabeth Kays


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Elizabeth Kays is a 16-year-old who loves to write. She has been homeschooled since the beginning, and she is taking classes for dual credit (high school and college) at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, GA while continuing to participate in several high-school activities, including NCFCA Speech and Debate.


Homeschooling Articles by Elizabeth Kays

Fan Fiction A homeschooled teen introduces us to the facinating world of writing about your favorite characters... and instantly "publishing" your work.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry