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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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Narration Beats Tests

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?