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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?