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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks