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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate