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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

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!