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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work