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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books