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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

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The Gift of a Mentor

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Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

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A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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