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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?