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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers