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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

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?