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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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate