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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

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

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...