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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

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

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