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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 Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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