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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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy