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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

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry