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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way