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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

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps