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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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps