Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool