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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading