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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...