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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers