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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

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books