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Mary Biever

Mary Biever


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Mary Biever and her husband, Richard, homeschool their two children and run a home-based computer graphics business, The Copper Lion, Inc. In her spare time, Mary writes encouragement essays for the website Crosswalk and her own site, www.marybiever.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Mary Biever

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fairgrounds What one mom learned from 4-H.

Ten Minutes to Change a Life Lessons learned from living through two disasters.

Singing a New Song Practice makes perfect, but it doesn't help you love the music.

Summer Sensations Homeschooling and the summer; Doing nothing creatively.

Simple (and Unexpected) Pleasures The unexpected day-to-day pleasures of homeschooling.

Christmas Lights How a disaster ended in thanksgiving.

Going Crazy With Outside Activities When socialization destroys relaxation.

I... Robots?

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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A Reason for Reading

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Myth of the Teenager

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Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Character Matters for Kids

University Model Schools

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

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Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Critical Thinking and Logic

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