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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool