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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

Popular Articles

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool