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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?

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

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