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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

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

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books