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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work