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Steve Leer

Steve Leer

Columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Steve Leer is a senior writer at Purdue University's College of Agriculture in West Lafayette, Ind. When he's not busy with his real job he serves as athletic director for Homeschool Unified Sports Teams of Lafayette (HUSTL, "hustle").

Homeschooling Articles by Steve Leer

How We Started Our Homeschool Athletic Club How to set up and run a homeschool sports program.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning