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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

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading