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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

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool