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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

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The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

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

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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