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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

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Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?