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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

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

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I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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