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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

Popular Articles

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

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