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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate