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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools