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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books