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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...