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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager