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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry