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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

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Columbus and the Flat Earth...