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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 Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers