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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests