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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education