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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate