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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education