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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books