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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning