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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1