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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math