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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

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

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

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3