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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?

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Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education