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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way