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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

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning