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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends