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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math