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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?

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook