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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 Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...