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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

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing