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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education