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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

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager