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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate