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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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

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

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work