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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

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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University Model Schools

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Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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