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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 Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?