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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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method