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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work