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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

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Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends