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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips