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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry