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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy