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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

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education