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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

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle