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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

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool