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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

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math