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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 Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips