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Elizabeth Kays

Elizabeth Kays


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Elizabeth Kays is a 16-year-old who loves to write. She has been homeschooled since the beginning, and she is taking classes for dual credit (high school and college) at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, GA while continuing to participate in several high-school activities, including NCFCA Speech and Debate.


Homeschooling Articles by Elizabeth Kays

Fan Fiction A homeschooled teen introduces us to the facinating world of writing about your favorite characters... and instantly "publishing" your work.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Narration Beats Tests

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Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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