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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

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

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1