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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate