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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

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

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

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?