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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

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate