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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

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

University Model Schools

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The History of Public Education