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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Phonics the Montessori Way