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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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Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers