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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House