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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Who Needs the Prom?

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way