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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

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

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

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests