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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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

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

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House