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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Montessori Math