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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

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto