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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home