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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading