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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

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3