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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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education