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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 History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry