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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.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

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

Character Matters for Kids