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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

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