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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

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

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The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee