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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...