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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool