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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

Popular Articles

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success