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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic