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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

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

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child