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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

Classical Education

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success