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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way