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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

Popular Articles

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids