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Wes Callihan

Wes Callihan


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Wesley Callihan graduated in History from the University of Idaho, and for many years taught literature, Latin, and rhetoric at Logos School and New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. He does curriculum and development consulting for new Classical Christian schools and contributed to Classical Education and the Home School (Canon Press, 1995). He tutors in great books, classical languages, logic, and rhetoric via Schola Classical Tutorials (www.scholatutorials.org). He lives with his family on a farm in northern Idaho.


Homeschooling Articles by Wes Callihan

The Importance of Fathers

A Map for the Mind The wonderful journey of maps.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps