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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman