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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager