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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

Character Matters for Kids

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

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy