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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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The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Getting Organized Part 3

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?