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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

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Classical Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success