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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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager