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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!