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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

Laptop Homeschool

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

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook