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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

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education