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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?

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning