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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

Character Matters for Kids

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Start a Nature Notebook

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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