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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?

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Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

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A Reason for Reading

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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Shakespeare Camp

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

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