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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!