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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

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning