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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

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends