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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.

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

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