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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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Popular Articles

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Bears in the House

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method