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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?