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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy