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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto