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Kristen West McGuire

Kristen West McGuire


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Kristen West McGuire and her husband, Daniel, homeschool their brood in Milwaukee, WI. Kristen has written many articles for Catholic periodicals and a book, The Glory to be Revealed in You: A Spiritual Companion to Pregnancy, published by Alba House in 1998.


Homeschooling Articles by Kristen West McGuire

Hiring a Tutor English lords and ladies used to do it. Here's how you can, too.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks