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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?