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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

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books