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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House