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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Bears in the House

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"