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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

Classical Education

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests