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Wes Callihan

Wes Callihan


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Wesley Callihan graduated in History from the University of Idaho, and for many years taught literature, Latin, and rhetoric at Logos School and New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. He does curriculum and development consulting for new Classical Christian schools and contributed to Classical Education and the Home School (Canon Press, 1995). He tutors in great books, classical languages, logic, and rhetoric via Schola Classical Tutorials (www.scholatutorials.org). He lives with his family on a farm in northern Idaho.


Homeschooling Articles by Wes Callihan

The Importance of Fathers

A Map for the Mind The wonderful journey of maps.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education