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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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic