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Kristen West McGuire

Kristen West McGuire


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Kristen West McGuire and her husband, Daniel, homeschool their brood in Milwaukee, WI. Kristen has written many articles for Catholic periodicals and a book, The Glory to be Revealed in You: A Spiritual Companion to Pregnancy, published by Alba House in 1998.


Homeschooling Articles by Kristen West McGuire

Hiring a Tutor English lords and ladies used to do it. Here's how you can, too.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books