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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3