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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
University of Nebraska High School

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AP Courses At Home

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The Benefits of Debate

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

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

Myth of the Teenager

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