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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

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry