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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids