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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

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...