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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool