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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

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success