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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

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

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool