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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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House