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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids