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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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning